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donglenoun [C]

uk   /ˈdɒŋ.ɡə/  us   /ˈdɑːŋ-/
a ​piece of ​equipment that is ​connected to a ​computer so that the ​computer can ​run a ​particularpiece of ​software or can use wirelessbroadband
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donglenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈdɒŋɡl/
IT a ​device that is ​attached to a ​computer that ​enables the ​computer to ​run a particular ​piece of ​software, or that can be used in other ways, for ​example as a wireless adapter
(Definition of dongle from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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